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Bartholomew and Dunn sawmill, Weraroa, 1893-1895

Reference Number: PA1-f-239-42

Bartholomew and Dunn's sawmill at Weraroa, near Levin. Photograph taken ca 1888 by Wrigglesworth & Binns of Wellington.

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1 image, categorised under Landscapes and Collodion printing-out paper prints, related to Bartholomew and Dunn (Sawmill), Weraroa and Sawmills - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Part of:
Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company Ltd :Views on the Wellington & Manawatu Railway, Reference Number PA1-f-239 (61 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Collodion print 15.2 x 20.2 cm, mounted on album page 23.4 x 30.1 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Peter Bland Bartholomew commenced sawmilling at Weraroa in 1888. This photograph (taken at the same time as PA1-f-239-43) appears to have been taken after a new siding was put into the sawmill from the Wellington & Manawatu Railway. Sources of information: Historical Journal v 9, 1986. Uncommon carrier : the history of the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company, 1882-1908 / K.R. Cassells. p 78.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: 232. Bartholemew [sic] & Dunn's sawmill, Levin. W&B

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